Quantity Surveyor

G. Network Construction
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Quantity Surveyor

Competitive Package negotiable dependent on experience

Working as part of G.Network's new Construction Division, the Quantity Surveyor will report to the Commercial function and be responsible for ensuring the project is completed within its projected KPIs

A key contributor in the production of project lifecycle data requiring a developed understanding of the civil engineering / telecommunications market to ensure data accurately reflect cost, capability and capacity to complete the works.

What you’ll do

  • Produce price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project
  • Assist in the preparation of tender documents, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation
  • Accurately track changes to the design and/or construction work, adjusting budget projections accordingly through the reforecasting process
  • Oversee the procurement of the services of contractors and/or subcontractors who work on the project ensuring transparency of rates and recoverable charges
  • Measure and value the work done on site during the project lifecycle and on completion to ensure all deviations to plan are accurately costed and included in the application for payment
  • Able to read architectural drawings and have an appreciation of construction processes, along with excellent numerical and IT skills
  • An understanding of applicable building law and regulations, as well as health and safety matters, tax and insurance and contract law, so that you understand the legal implications of any decisions
  • Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers to ensure the work can be completed within cost projections
  • Lead on lessons learnt reporting for project closure ensuring a closed loop for feedback and implementation of identified actions

Key Skills

  • Strong project management capabilities including planning and organising work load and working to strict deadlines
  • The ability to manage complex and multiple bid opportunities at once
  • Good financial and commercial acumen. Capable of understanding pricing, costs and profit
  • An understanding of basic contract language
  • A completer/finisher with exemplary attention to detail and focussed on end result
  • Confident relationship builder with a proven ability to engage clients through excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to think on their feet, assertive yet tactful
  • Strong numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills to support decision making
  • Ability to motivate and empower team to deliver high performance standards
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and maintain quality standards even through busy periods

Core Behavioral Competencies

  • Analytical and commercially focussed
  • Confident decision maker
  • Leadership skills
  • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Results oriented
  • Effective communication
  • Team player

Professional Qualifications / Training

  • Preferably educated to degree level;
  • either an undergraduate degree accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in quantity surveying, commercial management or a related construction subject
  • or a postgraduate conversion course (usually a Pg Dip or a masters) accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Background in civil engineering, telecoms or utilities as a project manager or bid manager

About us

We’re rebuilding London’s broadband from the fibre up. Street by street, building by building, we’re installing state-of-the-art full-fibre broadband connections to give the capital the internet upgrade it’s been waiting for. And once our infrastructure is installed, we offer world-class service to residents and businesses across London.

It’s a project like no other. We’re growing fast, and we’re looking for great people to join us. G.Networkers are nimble, entrepreneurial, and never settle for second best. If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Bring your whole self to work

G.Network is a diverse and inclusive company and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our network will serve Londoners in all their amazing diversity. That’s why we want our workforce, as far as possible, to reflect that diversity. We hire people based on their talents and what they can deliver as G.Networkers - not on their background, or their views on the best way to do the job.

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